Mother’s Day is just around the corner, so you're probably thinking of what you and Mom can do together on her special day. Fortunately, there are plenty of things to do on Mother's Day in Gainesville.

First Magnitude Brewing Company

Take Mom to the popular Magnitude Brewing Company for a fun event they call Mothers of Invention where she can take a yoga class and an art class as well as get a massage. Join her for a day of relaxation or sip on some brews from the sidelines!

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Butterfly Rainforest at the Florida Museum of Natural History

For Mother's Day, The Florida Museum of Natural History's Butterfly Rainforest exhibit opens at a special price. On Sunday, May 13th from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m, you can buy one full-price ticket and get the second one half-off! (Just remember to mention the discount at the ticket counter). Immerse yourselves in the Butterfly Rainforest and watch hundreds of butterflies and birds fly above your heads in a lush, tropical environment.

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Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Explore the beautiful Kanapaha Botanical Gardens with your mom on Mother's Day when admission for all mother are free! Funded by the North Florida Botanical Society, Kanapaha Gardens is a 62-acre public botanical garden comprised of an expansive, lavish landscape.

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Heartwood Soundstage

A combination of folk, rock, and country, Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters are playing at the Heartwood Soundstage in Gainesville. Backed by The Honeycutters, Amanda Anne Platt and her band are an eclectic group of musicians that Mom will definitely dig!

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Alfred A. McKethan Stadium

Spring has finally sprung, which means it’s Florida Gator Baseball season! If your mom is a sports enthusiast, take her to the Gators playing the Georgia Bull Dogs at 1 p.m. on May 13, 2018 at the Alfred A. McKethan Stadium.

Whether you take your Mom to get a massage at a brewery, appreciate nature, or cheer on the Gators, you can't go wrong with any of these things to do on Mother's Day in Gainesville.

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